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Top 9 Courses in Dental Sciences 2019

A course is a series of lessons designed to educate students about a certain subject. Some courses are brief and basic, while others are long and comprehensive. Some courses are full programs of study.

What is a course in dentistry? Dentistry is a medical specialization for oral health care. Dental professionals treat the teeth, gums and jaw for damage and infection. To do this, they must understand the structure and function of all parts of the mouth. Some common dentistry procedures include cavity filling, crown placement, and root canal treatment. Oral health is an important feature of overall good health, so dental students are usually required to take anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, and many courses on dental techniques.

The need for dental professionals is likely to increase over the next several years. Dental technology is better than ever, meaning that dental care is accessible to more people. Furthermore, as the elderly population increases, so will the need for geriatric dental care.

The cost of a course in dentistry varies depending on the institution offering the course and the country in which the institution is located. You should contact any schools you are interested in for more information on costs.

Dentists enjoy a comfortable salary, convenient work hours, and the satisfaction of helping people maintain their health and self-esteem through their work. Cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening are popular in certain parts of the world, and some dentists may find this work rewarding. Other dentists may prefer to focus on the diagnosis and treatment of oral maladies. Some dentists even become involved in public health initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of good dental hygiene.

Thanks to the emergence of online education, you do not need to quit your job or move to another country to pursue higher learning. You can start today, from the comfort of your home. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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9 Results in Dental Sciences

College of Southern Idaho

The Dental Assistant Program curriculum offers courses for the skilled person to enter into the health care environment as an assistant in the dental office. ... [+]

The Dental Assistant Program curriculum offers courses for the skilled person to enter into the healthcare environment as an assistant in the dental office. The general education classes and credits are transferable to other Allied Health curricula or programs. The student is encouraged to obtain advising from faculty to ensure that the proper courses are completed prior to registration or transfer to other health programs. Applying to this program is a separate application process from applying to the College or declaring your major.

Program Goals Students will demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a dental assistant including but not limited to collecting diagnostic data, infection control, radiographic procedures, restorative procedures, and laboratory procedures. Students will understand the ethical and legal parameters of the clinical practice and perform duties within these parameters. Students will utilize critical thinking skills and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with team members and patients while staying I compliance with HIPAA regulations. Students will demonstrate professional behaviors consistent with a dental office including prioritizing, organizing and time management skills. Students will be prepared to successfully complete the three components (Infection Control, Radiation Health, and Safety, and General Chairside) of the Dental Assisting National Board exams to become a Certified Dental Assistant. Dental Assistant Occupation Description ... [-]
USA Twin Falls
September 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)

Brazilian dentistry is considered one of the most advanced in the world. This group of disciplines will bring together clinical and basic ... [+]

Brazilian dentistry is considered one of the most advanced in the world. This group of disciplines will bring together clinical and basic science to address the concepts of dental caries and other oral infections and their consequences for understanding the diseases, the biocompatibility and clinical applications of restorative materials and the principles of bone biology. Upon completion of this theme, it is expected that the students will apply the knowledge learned to the solution of a wide range of oral diseases.

Courses: Basic and Clinical Research in Endo-Periodontal Lesions Bone Biology Applied to Dentistry Cariology Clinical Research in Restorative Dentistry Direct Adhesive R... [-]
Brazil São Paulo
March 2019
Full-time
Campus
International Career Institute

Perhaps more than having a job that pays well, dental assistants can feel good about the fact that they are helping many people achieve better smiles. If you are interest ... [+]

Perhaps more than having a job that pays well, dental assistants can feel good about the fact that they are helping many people achieve better smiles. If you are interested in achieving skills that are desired by many dentist-employers, enroll in ICI’s dental assistant course. Our course will provide all the training you need to be a reliable and qualified dental assistant.

Course Outline Introduction to the Dental Profession Prevention and Nutrition Oral Health and Preventative Techniques Basic Dental Sciences Anatomy Pre-clinical Dental Skills Microbiology Infection Control Occupations Health and Safety Administration Preparation for Patient Care Dental Charting Pharmacology Emergency Management Clinical Dental Procedures Introduction to the Dental Office and Basic Chairside Assisting Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field Basic Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems Anaesthetic and Sedation Dental Radiography Introduction to Dental Radiography and Equipment Produce and Evaluate Dental Radiographs Dental Specialties Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques Restorative Materials and Dental Dam Laboratory Materials and Techniques Dental Practice Management Dental Office Management Employment Skills Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
FutureLearn

How important is a smile? Ever wondered what all those letters and numbers a dentist calls out during your check-up mean? How are broken teeth fixed, or how dentures are ... [+]

How important is a smile? Ever wondered what all those letters and numbers a dentist calls out during your check-up mean? How are broken teeth fixed, or how dentures are made? Join Dr. Christopher Stokes from the School of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Sheffield on a learning journey to explore the dental profession and the impact dentistry has on all our lives. Throughout this course, you’ll hear from, and interact with, experts from all corners of the dental professions to discover dentistry. Starting with the public perception of dentistry, to the sometimes gruesome history of the profession, we will explore the context of dentistry today. Through interactive exercises, we will demystify the various roles and activities within a dental practice, and explore in detail how common dental diseases and problems are treated by talking to the experts and watching them work. We will investigate how false teeth and dental crowns are made, and take a glimpse into the future by looking at the latest technology of 3D printed teeth. This course is for everyone. Whether you are an aspiring dentist, preparing for a dental school interview, or want to learn about the interesting multidisciplinary world of looking after smiles, join us for an entertaining and insightful exploration of your mouth and the people who care for it.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through ph ... [+]

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the basics of choosing correct equipment and setting it up, to optimum settings, techniques for consistent imaging and the safe storage of images. The course is taught by the team that delivers the online master's degree course in Advanced General Dental Practice from the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham UK and will involve about five hours per week of your time.

Quotes from previous learners:

“That was fantastic. I feel I have a great grasp on the settings on my camera and flash and what they all mean and feel quite confident to take photographs of patients that I can use for practice promotion and records. Thanks so much!” - Andrea Lakatos... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
Universidad Europea

The quality of the training you will receive at the European Professional Center and our internship agreements with leading companies will turn you into a professional of ... [+]

The quality of the training you will receive at the European Professional Center and our internship agreements with leading companies will turn you into a professional of guarantees. In a sector with a growing offer of employment, our students of the Higher Grade Vocational Training Cycle are the most sought after by companies.

Because our Learning by Doing methodology is structured in four stages: a first of Simulators, a second and a third of the University Dental Clinic and a fourth of Training in Work Centers.

All this in an environment where you can benefit from sharing the experience and resources of a university campus.

In addition, you will have training sessions with important business houses such as Listerine, Oraldine, Vitis and OralB and you can perform the Operators Course of Dental Radiodiagnosis Facilities that enables you to operate X-ray devices for dental diagnosis, for a special cost Garcias to the agreement with our partner, well below the market average.... [-]

Spain Valencia Villaviciosa de Odón
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 - 24 months
Campus
IEEF Instituto Español para la Educación y la Formación

It is the person who assists the dentist in oral health prevention actions under the competence criteria assigned by the dentistry professional. He is also the assistant ... [+]

Work as a Dental Hygienist in Dental Clinics as an Auxiliary Dentist

Is the person who assists the dentist in oral health pre-vention actions under the competence criteria assigned by the dentistry professional. He is also the assistant of the dentist in the process of oral patient care, who applies the biosafety norms in daily practice and deals with the administrative activities of the office.

In recent years, the dental hygienist has become a regular and often essential member of our dental practices. The dental hygienist is an assistant who assists the dentist in certain delegated functions, which have a minimal possibility of producing adverse effects.

Law 10/1986 of 17 March on dentists and other professionals related to dental health, developed by Royal Decree 1594/1994 of 15 July, defines dental hygienists as those professionals, who with the corresponding Vocational Training qualification Second Degree, they have attributed, in the field of health promotion and oral health education, the functions of data collection, the performance of health examinations and the advice of hygienic and preventive measures, individual or collective. Dental hygienists also collaborate in epidemiological studies and can also perform certain technical-assistance functions as assistants and collaborators of medical doctors and dentists.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Campus
Online
IEEF Instituto Español para la Educación y la Formación

Become a certified specialist, practice in the best companies, and work on what you like ... [+]

Description of the Dentistry Assistant course in Madrid

This Odontology Assistant course in Madrid (face-to-face training) is aimed at training professionals who support dentistry specialists in their health work. Upon completion of the theoretical part, you will be entitled to 160 hours of internships in companies in the sector, with real chances of getting a job.

It is the person who assists the dentist in oral health prevention actions under the competence criteria assigned by the dentistry professional. He is also the assistant of the dentist in the process of oral patient care, who applies the biosafety norms in daily practice and deals with the administrative activities of the office.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Campus
Online
Cézanne Dental

The principle statement of the consensus conference implantology, the work community of the scientific experts in Germany, underlines the high importance of oral implanto ... [+]

7 modules for your success! In the package or individually bookable!

The principle statement of the consensus conference implantology, the work community of the scientific experts in Germany, underlines the high importance of oral implantology in modern dentistry. The trend is clear: the number of implant treatments in Germany is increasing by 10-15% annually, and in 2012 alone, 1 million Implants inserted in Germany; more and more patients are learning about this method and are calling for appropriate treatment for functional and aesthetic reasons. The increasing awareness of the population takes this trend into account and is still strengthening it.

For you, this development gives you great prospects for your own practice and a long-term increase in sales potential - provided you are well-informed about the subject. With the Curriculum Implantology, we offer you a comprehensive and systematic series of courses in the heart of Berlin at the Cézanne Training Center, which is presented by experienced speakers from practice.... [-]

Germany Berlin
Full-time
Campus